EVENTS - Places I will be demonstrating and selling.
Starting in November 2009, my birds will be for sale at the North River-South Shore Audubon Shop, in Marshfield, MA. They have a complete line of "Peeps and Tweets" as well as a few detailed carvings.
May 29-30 - North River Arts Society 34th Annual Festival of the Arts. 10AM-5PM.
Marshfield Hills, MA.
August 20-29,2010 - The Marshfield Fair, Marshfield, MA. Visit the carving shed behind the grandstand and see what we are carving. Usually there are up to seven carvers at work.
August 28, 2010 - The John LaForest Bird Carving Contest at the the Marshfield Fair. For information and entry details contact me.
Pictures from the 2009 John LaForest Bird Carving Contest
Barn Owl - Tom Beers Kestrel - David Harmoning
1st Miniature Open 1st Lifesize Novice
2nd Lifesize Open
Sept.25, 2010 - Mass Audubon's Webster Farm Day at the Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary at the end of Winslow Cemetery Road in Marshfield. 10-4.
Every Wednesday morning at the Marshfield Senior Center on Webster St., 9-12. No charge and beginners are welcome. Learn the basics of carving of carving people, animals, and other interesting things from master carver Tom Hogan. I will be there to help people who want to carve birds.
Bird Carving - Tuesday evenings this Fall, Oct. 5- Dec.14, 2010, for ten weeks at the North River Arts Society in Marshfield Hills. . Carve a miniature Redtail Hawk. Cost -$80 for members, $100 for non-members. Membership in the NRAS is $25. Click on North River Arts Society link.
South Shore wood carvers with their own sites. Talented craftsmen and really nice people.
Bill Sarni - antique style decoys and stickbirds - Hingham, MA
Paul Kukstis - carved signs, quarterboards, folk art , and classes - Scituate, MA
Ross MacVicar - chainsaw carvings, bears, birds, and more - Plymouth, MA
South Shore Organizations where I sell, demonstrate, or teach,
Marshfield Fair, Marshfield, MA
South Shore Natural Science Center, Norwell, MA
North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA
North River-South Shore Audubon, Marshfield, MA
New England Woodcarving Supplies - friendly, knowledgeable, honest
Greg Dorrance - Attleboro, MA